Bill McCormick, S.J., is a contributing editor at America and a visiting assistant professor at Saint Louis University in the departments of political science and philosophy.
Supporters of President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joseph Biden approach each other on a street in Raleigh, N.C., on Nov. 7, after major news media declared that Mr. Biden had won the presidential election. (CNS photo/Jonathan Drake, Reuters)
Politics & Society News Analysis
Bill McCormick, S.J.November 13, 2020
After another divisive election, conciliation will be slow, difficult work, writes Bill McCormick, S.J. And some Catholic thinkers are wondering if the price for unity is too high.
Politics & Society Explainer
Bill McCormick, S.J.October 29, 2020
The Catholic case for Joe Biden
Faith Faith and Reason
Bill McCormick, S.J.October 07, 2020
We could turn the temperature down if we acknowledge that anti-Catholicism is a real, multifaceted phenomenon that needs to be understood but does not always require sharp denunciation.
Faith Faith and Reason
Bill McCormick, S.J.October 05, 2020
According to Pope Francis, “The decision to include or exclude those lying wounded along the roadside can serve as a criterion for judging every economic, political, social and religious project.”
Politics & Society Faith and Reason
Bill McCormick, S.J.August 28, 2020
A new proposal for how Christians can engage a post-Christian American politics.
Politics & Society Faith and Reason
Bill McCormick, S.J.July 14, 2020
Today all white Christians need to fix our gaze on the suffering Christ in the wounds of our Black brothers and sisters.
Faith Faith and Reason
Bill McCormick, S.J.June 01, 2020
When is it appropriate to criticize a reigning pope, and what implications does that question have for Catholic ecclesiology?
Arts & Culture Books
Bill McCormick, S.J.May 29, 2020
Are we right to tear down our institutions? Or do they have a role to play in a well-ordered society?
Faith Faith and Reason
Bill McCormick, S.J.May 21, 2020
The Kingdom of God does not rest on the actions of one person.
Politics & Society Features
Bill McCormick, S.J.May 01, 2020
U.S. Catholics hoping for a party based on Catholic social teaching might look to the example of Christian democrats in Europe.